New vp, sales at Burlington Rugs
GDA Staff -- Gifts & Dec, October 11, 2002
John McLeod has been appointed as vp, sales for the Burlington Rugs division.
McLeod, who was formerly with Mohawk Industries as a vp, sales in the Mohawk Home Division, will be headquartered in the company's new corporate offices in Atlanta. He will have responsibility for all sales in the Burlington Rugs division.
"John's history of success with the world's largest retailers makes him the ideal leader for our rug business," said Saeid Korhani, chairman and ceo of Yanoor Corp., parent company of Burlington Rugs. "We are quite proud that he shares Burlington's vision of fairly priced, innovative products that are combined with world-class service to meet the exacting needs of today's major retailers."
"I have been given the opportunity to partner with an extremely talented executive team that has the vision and resources to make things happen," said McLeod. "Their impressive re-penetration of the major retailers over the last 18 months since acquiring these facilities makes Burlington Rugs the company to watch in the home fashions industry."
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